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Wilderness Walk

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Address: 9503 N State Road 27, Hayward, WI 54843-2005
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+1 715-634-2893

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Popular family fun spot

great for visiting tourists with young children. Lots of activities and animals to see and feed. Gift shop attached with local souvenirs.

Reviewed 29 September 2016
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58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I have been bringing my Granddaughter to Wilderness Walk from the time she was about 18 months old. She is 9 now, and every year when she spends a week with me, I ask her what she wants to do on our Monday outing. She gives me a look, like, well DUH, Grandma..... Wilderness Walk of course!! LOL It is... More 

Thank 680janej55
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11 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Great place for the family!! I went here with my parents and now I take my children and everyone always wants to go back!!

Thank Kelly M
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57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

great for visiting tourists with young children. Lots of activities and animals to see and feed. Gift shop attached with local souvenirs.

Thank M L
Minnesota, United States
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

They are only open from early May through Labor day, so we didn't get to go this year, but have gone previous years and the kids love it. The favorite part are the baby deer that aren't penned and you can feed and pet them. Got to pet a descented skunk and rabbits. Lots of fun animals, and fish to... More 

Thank Shannon M
Osceola, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place! Had fun seeing all the babies especially the fawns. I am still in awe that I was able to pet such a beautiful, timid creature that even liked my hand. At 4 weeks old it was so precious! Hubby loved the speed of the tortoise! Great family or couples place to visit.

Thank Brenda L
Downers Grove, Illinois
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148 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We visited just before Labor Day week-end and once again enjoyed our afternoon visit at the walk. The grounds were a little rough from the summer visits of many and the recent rains but we were able to navigate without any issues. A nice place to visit while on vacation.

Thank ToeKneeD
Elk Mound, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

In my opinion the price to get in is a bit much, I understand they have a lot of animals they need to take care of. But for my husband and I and our 3 kids it was $60! The kids did enjoy it and we spent about 2 hours there. If it wasn't such a hot day I'm sure... More 

Thank SammieDeka
Greenfield, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were in the area and decided to go see the animals. The biggest problem for us was trying to push a wheel chair through the park, we ended pulling the chair backwards most of the time because there is no real path that is wheel chair friendly. When we complained about it we were told that there have never... More 

1 Thank djweinert1
Fairfield, Ohio
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I'm not 100% sure what this business does? I don't know if they take in wildlife that needs care, or what so it's hard for me to judge them when I don't really know. Deer run free in the park. Petting zoo is great for the kids. A baby goat had hurt his front leg jumping around that morning, according... More 

4 Thank M0m77
Woodstock, Vermont
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I am sure in its day it was a nice place but we found it depressing. The admission for two adults and one infant was $29. Perhaps this fee can help out the animals. It was a 90 degree day and I would not suggest going there on a hot day. Most of the animals looked dead. I questioned if... More 

2 Thank Jane C

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